MASTER THE MOST IMPORTANT INFO! Trim the fat and get the quick facts. Condense your knowledge base so you can skip the fluff, save time, and master your nursing career! The largest collection of nursing labs, medications, assessments, procedures, acronyms, diagrams, mnemonics, equations, conversions, scales, graphs, pictures, & 20 pages of abbreviations and Spanish translations. This enormous mobile phone and eBook reference will replace all of your expensive and bulky laminated clinical sheets. We have poured through the textbooks and publications to serve you the meat and potatoes. Includes detailed tables, diagrams, algorithms, and charting tools. As well as... * Abbreviations * ABG: Analysis * ABG: Interpretation * ACLS: Bradycardia, Stroke, Tachycardia, Acute Coronary Syndrome algorithms * ACLS: Cardiac arrest, Post Cardiac Arrest algorithms * Admit Notes * APGAR * Artificial airway, endotracheal tube, & laryngoscope size by age * Blood Chemistry * Blood Compatibility * Blood Gas Formulas * Blood Products * BLS Algorithm * Body Mass Index & Body Surface Area * Braden Scale * Cardiac Volumes & Pressures * Cardioversion, Defibrillation, & Fluid Challenge by Age * Chest Pain * Coagulation Studies * Code Drugs * Colloids * Complete Blood Count * Conversions: mcg, mg, mL, kg, lbs., mmHg, & cmH2O * Cranial Nerves * Crystalloids * Daily Body Fluids * Deep Tendon Reflex Scale * Discharge Note * Electrolyte Imbalances * Glasgow Coma Scale * Height Conversion Table * High-alert Medications * History & Physical Exam * Ideal Body Weight * Intracranial Pressure Symptoms * Insulin: onset, peak, duration, & appearance * Lead Placement * Levels of Consciousness: characteristics * Lung Volume Descriptions * Lung Volumes: Obstructive vs. Constrictive * Maintenance Hourly Fluids * Major Nerves: motor action, & sensation * Mechanical Ventilation Parameters: abbreviations, formula, normal values * Mini Mental Status Exam * Morse Fall Scale * Murmurs * Muscle Strength * Nerve Root: motor action, sensation, reflex * Orientation & Disorientation Behaviors * Oxygen Tank Factor Equation * Oxygen: device, flow, FIO2, notes * Pacemaker Codes * PFT Special Test Descriptions * PFT Values: calculations per kg, & normal for 70kg * Postpartum & Delivery Note * Preload/Afterload/Contractility * Preoperative, Procedure, & Postoperative Notes * Pressure Ulcers: stage, characteristics, interventions * Respiratory Pattern Diagrams * Serum Drug Levels * Stroke Scale: Cincinnati * Temperature Conversion Table: formula, F to C * Transfusion Reactions * Transfusion Times * Translation: English to Spanish * Transmission-Based Precautions * Urinalysis * Vital Signs, Weight, Height: by age * Weight Conversion Table * Wound Care: products, indications, considerations Prepare, Pass, Perform... with NurseMastery!
This convenient Handbook will be invaluable to students starting out on a pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping understand what tutors and mentors expect, how to plan work, and coping with stress, it will support undergraduates across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues.
This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements
Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner Second Edition
What type of degree do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role, its rewards, and its challenges. This second edition includes several new chapters, covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and choosing a doctoral program. All of the original chapters have been revised or expanded, with updated key points, tables, and vignettes supplying cutting-edge knowledge and skills to help new NPs excel. The only resource of its kind, this book guides the reader through the entire process of becoming an NP, from the initial decision to the selection of the right educational program to licensure. It discusses the contractual relationship with institutions and related health providers, along with legal and administrative issues. Currently practicing NPs offer words of wisdom on how to survive the first year of practice, and stories from the author and her colleagues provide an intimate look at everyday realities. Organized for easy access to information and filled with humor, the book features learning objectives, quizzes, checklists to facilitate decision making, and other helpful tools. Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes highlight need-to-know information, and useful tips and resource lists provide information on scholarships, certification, professional organizations, and networking. New to the Second Edition: The dos and doníts of electronic health records Surviving health care reform today and tomorrow Marketing the NP role to the nursing profession, employers, and the public The terminal degree in nursing: PhD, EdD, or DNP? Revised and expanded information in all chapters Updated key points, vignettes, and tables Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in nursing from Rutgers University College of Nursing and Graduate School in New Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey. She is currently chairperson and associate professor at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, teaching future nurses and nurse practitioners. She also practices as a family nurse practitioner at the Immedicenter, an urgent care/family practice with locations in Clifton, Bloomfield, and Totowa, New Jersey, and as a maternal–child community health nurse for Valley Home Care in Paramus, New Jersey.
Creative Teaching Strategies for the Nurse Educator
Be more creative in any setting. Here are nearly 200 practical, relevant, and easy-to-implement teaching strategies that will help engage your students in any classroom setting. Dr. Judith Herrman offers techniques gathered over many years from her own teaching experiences that are adaptable to personal teaching content, meet the needs of a variety of learning styles, and demonstrate innovation in nursing education.